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Born in , Colquhoun graduated from the Architectural Association in Currently Professor Emeritus of Architecture at Princeton University, he has taught at the AA, Cornell University and University C Collected Essays in Architectural Criticism is an indispensable anthology of writing by one of the most important voices in architectural theory of the last 50 years.
He is the author of several books including the seminal Essays in Architectural Criticism, , Modernity and the Classical Tradition, , both republished here in their entirety and The Oxford History of Modern Architecture, This book includes essays from throughout Colquhoun's distinguished career. In his early writing Colquhoun subjects modern architecture to a far more thorough reading than was then customary. His meticulous evaluation of Modernism raised the standard of architectural historiography and has influenced new directions in theory and practice ever since.
Collected Essays in Architectural Criticism encompasses the clarity of style and rigorous, erudite analysis that Colquhoun has brought to bear on a diverse range of subjects, including Le Corbusier, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, the Pompidou Centre, Postmodernism and the design of museums.
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Collected Essays in Architectural Criticism
Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat. This collection of 17 of Alan Colquhoun's essays marks a watershed in the development of architectural thinking over the past three decades, comprising a virtual "theory of Modernism" in architecture. Read more Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.
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